Featured in the March 2002 Issue

Introducing Washington State's newest non-alholic poolroom/lounge, the Cue Lounge is located at 19611 84th Ave S, in Kent, Washington. It is on the corner of 196th and E Valley Highway/84th Ave S. Formerly Ruby's Casino, it is situated next to Dakota's nightclub. Their phone number is 253-872-3477. The manager is Stacey Giannoulas and the Tournament coordinator is Linda Carter.

The Cue Lounge features 12 nine-foot Diamond coin-op Smart Tables, red circle cue balls and full-table Diamond lighting. Divided into 2 playing areas, you must check out the fiber optic ceiling lighting in the lounge. It feels like you are playing under the stars!

Rates are $1/game, or $8/hour flat rate, no matter how many players.

Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 11am - 2am, Fridays and Saturdays 11am - 4am and Sundays noon to midnight.

They cater to pool players 16 and older however, all ages are welcome in the full restaurant. It has a seating capacity of 72 and will be serving scrumptious pizzas, burgers, subs, and appetizers. Get your smoothies, milkshakes, non-alcoholic daiquiris and pina coladas whipped up at the "bar", or order Coke products. An assortment of candy is also available.

The Cue Lounge offers 2 touch video games, 7 televisions, and plenty of free parking. Expansion plans include darts, extended hours, satellite programming and of course, pool tournaments.

Also in the works is a website: that will feature a winner's gallery of tournament champions.

Come to their grand opening celebration on March 2nd, with lots of fun activities, food and giveaways. Call Stacey for more information.

Directions from the north end: take the I-405 N exit - exit number 10A, then take the WA-167S exit number 2 - towards Auburn. Take the S 180th exit and turn left at the light onto E Valley Highway. Go about 1 mile and turn in just after S 196th on the right. From the south end: Take WA-167 N, then take the S 212th exit. Go west and turn right onto 84th S. The Cue Lounge will be on your left.

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